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Question 6 - we asked:

HGVs pose a disproportionate risk to people on bikes due to size and restricted visibility. What would you do to reduce the danger posed by these vehicles?

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4 of the 5 candidates (80%) who were asked this question responded as below.

Those candidate(s) which were elected are highlighted.

(Conservative Party)

It is right that this is a problem that needs to be addressed.

Clive Kenneth SEMMENS
(Green Party)

Separate motorized traffic and bicycles wherever possible, especially at junctions; design road schemes to ensure that HGVs cannot use inappropriate routes as "rat runs", while providing access for HGVs for local work such as house removals.

(Labour Party)

The majority of HGV cyclist accidents occur in our towns and cities. Many urban road networks are not suitable for large HGVs. We should develop a system where HGVs are banned from insuitable areas and deliveries are transferred to smaller vehicles suitable for local roads

Jonathan Peter CHATFIELD
(Liberal Democrat)

Yes, the risks here must be reduced. This should be a priority for all levels of government.

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